Florence Belle Wells

4 September 1896–1998 (Age 101)
Kosciusko, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Florence Belle

When Florence Belle Wells was born on 4 September 1896, in Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Lucien Wells, was 34 and her mother, Orpha Dirck, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Paul Conrad Kablitz. She lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Bradley, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died in 1998, in Tomahawk, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 102.

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Paul Conrad Kablitz
Florence Belle Wells
Ervin Kabitz
Orpha Kablitz
Paul J. Kablitz
Shirley M Kablitz

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 10
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 27
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (5)

  • Florence Kablitz in household of Paul Kablitz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence B Kablitz in household of Paul C Kablitz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence B Wells in household of Charley L Wells, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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